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‘Free’ money comes with a price | Mt. Airy News

It looked like a good deal: Mount Airy hires a lobbyist to seek grants on its behalf at a cost of $1,000 per month, who soon secures a $1 million allocation from the state Legislature for the city.

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-09-19 13:06:00

Tree falls on Galax mobile home

GALAX, Va.- A tree fell on a mobile home in Galax late Sunday night after Florence brought heavy rain to the area.It happened at the Country Club trailer park, which is near Poplar Knob Road.The tree fell on a bedroom, and the man who lives there says it could have been deadly if he had been home.No


Many Galax, Fries residents optimistic after Florence moves through New River

GALAX, Va. (WDBJ7) -We've had crews in Carroll County for the last several days - checking on road and bridge conditions throughout the area."It's been a long time, I hadn't seen it like this in probably 10 plus years," said Galax resident Brandon Young. "So that's a long time."Young and his son Mar

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-09-17 21:21:00

Two teens charged in Radford armed robbery

They are both charged with accessory armed burglary, wearing a mask, conspiracy to commit robbery, gun charges, and conspiracy to commit armed burglary.

WSLS - 2018-09-18 15:01:04

Galax residents thankful storm was not worse

"This is one of the main roads to come to Galax. Folks that live over in here, they have to go all the way around on 94 and come back up, so it's about 15 to 20 minutes out of the way for them, and this amount of trash and debris collecting, mother nature decided to clean up," Galax resident Brandon

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-09-17 21:28:00

Virginia man gets 3 years for arson, leaving dog to die in fire

A judge on Tuesday sentenced Luke Alvarado Hill to 15 years, with 12 suspended. In May 2017, Virginia Beach crews found Hill'sdetached garage on fireon Princess Anne Road, with his pit bull inside.

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-09-18 22:44:34

Ransomware :: Go Wilkes! - The Community Website for Wilkes County, Wilkesboro, and North Wilkesboro, NC

Word on the street is our local hospital got it by ransomware. They are trying to keep it quiet. But "You can't stop the signal Mal"

GOWILKES.COM - 2018-09-19 16:28:00

W.Va.'s largest hunting-fishing show set for Sept. 22-23 - West Virginia Explorer

A youth learns to cast at Stonewall Resort State Park. Photo courtesy W.Va. Dept. of Commerce.Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to Stonewall Resort State Park inLewis CountyforWest Virginia’s Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day Sept. 22-23, 2018, according to the W.Va. Division of Natural

WVEXPLORER.COM - 2018-09-19 16:53:16

Spotted lanternfly seen in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Virginia

The invaders are small, but they do a lot of damage. They are from Asia, specifically China, Vietnam and Bangladesh, a genuine pest.

6ABC.COM - 2018-09-17 23:03:02

State of emergency declared in city | Mt. Airy News

“As a result of the above-described disaster, I have determined that there is an imminent threat of, or existing conditions have caused or will cause, widespread or severe damage, injury or loss of life or property,” the document from the mayor states.


Pulaski infant taken to hospital after possible overdose, police say

PULASKI, Va.- A baby in Pulaski was sent to the hospital after showing signs of a possible overdose from narcotics, according to the Pulaski Police Department.


Arson charges for Yadkin County man after barn fire

Nathaniel Alexander Kennedy, 32, was charged Sept. 12 with one county of second-degree arson, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office said.

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-09-18 15:30:00

Video Catches Dramatic Footage as Tornado Destroys Roof of Virginia Business

A video shared on Twitter by WeatherNation shows a funnel cloud touching down and destroying the roof of an auto parts warehouse outside Richmond, Virginia.The resulting cataclysm for the store is intense, the video shows, as the entire roof of the building lifts into the sky and the air around the

BREITBART - 2018-09-18 00:00:23

Most Wanted | Mt. Airy News

• Michael Brandon Phillips, 39, a white male who is wanted on probation violations and is on probation for possess schedule II controlled substance, breaking and entering and two counts of violating a domestic violence protective order;


Hurricane Florence reaches Carroll County | Carroll News

Ronnie Collins posted this photo of storm damage on Lambsburg Mountain in Carroll County late Sunday afternoon with the warning to avoid the area. With the remnants of Hurricane Florence arriving in Southwest Virginia on Sunday afternoon, the National Weather Service has put Carroll County and surro


Man wearing Forsyth County Detention Center jumpsuit seen in the Hanes Mall area

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A man wearing a Forsyth County Detention Center jumpsuit has been seen near Hanes Mall, according to Winston-Salem police.


Galax residents prepare for flooding

Three homes on Coal Creek Road received these notices, strongly urging residents to leave, and even asking for next of kin information if they choose to stay.


Music & Arts | GalaxGazette.com

Written by Alisha Brackens of Galax, who stars as the fan-favorite “Aunt Abby,” the play is the story of a family dealing with loss through laughter, song and pain.


Virginia Board of Pharmacy to grant five licenses for medical marijuana out of 51 applications

The Virginia Board of Pharmacy is in the process of granting five licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries, despite 51 applications. Each application required a $10,000 filing fee.The Committee on Pharmaceutical Processors, which is supplying recommendations to the board for license approval, has


Florence Road Report :: Go Wilkes! - The Community Website for Wilkes County, Wilkesboro, and North Wilkesboro, NC

valleydollPosted 9:18 pm, 09/16/2018Tree blocking Mulberry Mill road. The state came by a few weeks ago and cut half it. If only they'd cut it all. But noooooo, the idiots left most of it standing. It was a nice day then.